Overall: 20 x 9 1/2 x 8 11/16 in. ( 50.8 x 24.1 x 22.1 cm )
signed: front of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: proper left back corner: "PATENTED SEPT 7 1886"
inscribed: front of base: "PHRENOLOGY/AT THE/FANCY BALL"
Article, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vols. 1, 4, New York Historical Society.
Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 78.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.94-5.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 105, 253, 295, 297.
Colbert, Charles, A Measure of Perfection: Phrenology and the Fine Arts in America," University of North Carolina Press, 1997, pp. 212-5.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 196-7.
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
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